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Watch Live: Senate, Gubernatorial Debates At Ga National Fairgrounds Tuesday Oct. 7 At 7 p.m.

Politics take center stage at the fairgrounds in Macon as Senate and Gubernatorial candidates are set to debate weeks before the election.

Non-Partisan Group Calls for Stepping Up Processing of Voter Registration Applications

Members and supporters of The New Georgia Project are calling on the state to process voter registration applications in the next seven days after they discovered a backlog.

Voter Registration Deadline Looms

Georgia voters who want to cast ballots in the November must register by today - Monday, Oct. 6. They can opt to register online.

Macon & Eggs: Blight, Security Breaches And Ebola

GPB Macon's Leah Fleming and Charles Richardson of The Telegraph come together to discuss blight and the recent spate of government security breaches from the perspective of Middle Georgians.

Asian-Americans Prepare for Elections in Gwinnett County

In Georgia, ballots are only printed in no language other than English. As the state’s Asian-American population swells, its influence may be dampened by an electoral language barrier.

Mitt Romney Campaigns For Georgia Republicans

One-time Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail in Georgia Wednesday, but quashed rumors he might make another bid for the White House. He was stumping for Georgia candidates.

Hong Kong Protesters Vow To Step Up Pro-Democracy Campaign

With the territory's leader, Leung Chun-ying, refusing to step down, some demonstrators say they will move next to occupy key government buildings.

Watch Live: Lawmakers Convene Hearings on White House Security Breaches

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faces questions from lawmakers about the Sept. 19 breach of security at the White House.

With DeKalb CEO In Court, Citizens Group Hopes To Start Discussion Of Reforming County Government

A group of concerned citizens says it’s time for deep changes to DeKalb County government-from internal audits to possible term limits for county officials.

#Mission2For7: Climbing 7 Peaks For the Welfare Of Indian Girls

Twin sisters Nungshi and Tashi Malik of India are raising awareness about inequality against young girls in their country by climbing the tallest peaks on each of the seven continents. They've already topped Mount Everest, and in just a couple of months they're going to go for Antarctica's Mount Vinson, named after longtime Georgia Congressman Carl Vinson. GPB's "All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington recently talked with the twins through Skype from their home in northern India. She began by asking them why they chose climbing mountains for their cause.

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